St Nicholas has very scary partner – Christmas Museum

In Austria, a joint partnership has long operated in the festive season.
St Nicholas is the wise old gent who rewards the well-behaved, while bad children have to deal with the Krampus.

He’s a figure that would make you think twice about pulling your sister’s hair. With a red face, horns and a sharp-toothed leer, the Krampus is a memorable part of Christmas in Salzburg and the surrounding region. Read more

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